What’s the most important part of your house? Your garden? The interiors? but, what about that part that covers and protects you and your family when it rains or snows.
The roof is a crucial feature of your house that requires care and attention. If you have been delaying painting your roof for quite some time now, here are some reasons why you should get to it as quick as possible.
1. Waterproof Your Home
Heavy rain can cause leaks in your roof and in some humid places (such as Florida, Texas, in America), moisture can be a significant issue. But, whether you have a small or big house, the last thing you would want is a roof leak. Honestly, no one wants to go running for a drip bucket every time it rains. And, everyone knows that a roof leak represents an investment of time and money.
In order to save you from that huge investment, you can hire the experts at Roof-Fix to paint your roof so as to stop it from breaking down to the water. It is also good to note that these paints consist of water-proofing properties.
But, remember, that at a point, the paint would wear off and so will the water-proofing abilities. This is why instead of painting your roof once in a blue moon, opt for once every few years to maintain the durability of your roof and prevent any big leaks from happening. And, as the saying goes, prevention is better than repair.
2. Complete Simple Repairs
If you’ve had your roof for a few years now, it’s evident that there would be some imperfections (minor ones). For example, small chips or tiny holes.
However, you will be happy to learn that these imperfections can be cleared with a simple roof paint. The paint will fill any time holes and correct all those parts of the root that have small chips in them.
By getting this task done, you are not only preventing these small imperfections from turning into more significant issues, but you are also preventing yourself from wasting money on a new roof.
3. No Algae, Mildew and Lichens
What do you think can happen when your roof has been neglected for a long period of time?
Well, black mould-like stains and streaks that are actually blue-green algae will start to appear on your roof. They like dark and humid places and if they are left untreated for too long, they will end up growing in numbers, start to attack your entire roof until you are up on that roof, trying to scrub them away with an old, long-handled and bristle scrub brush.
But, if you want to prevent this horrible situation from actually taking place, I suggest getting a new coat of roof paint, which will prevent anything from growing on your roof.
4. Personalize Your Home to Your Liking
Don’t you choose to wear clothes that can portray who you are? Well, similarly, many homeowners like to use their homes to express themselves. For instance, if you are more on the conservative side, you will choose neutral colours. But, if you are more of the modern type, you will opt for bold and exciting colours.
Now, instead of going for something common (that will make all the houses on the block look-alike), why don’t you try something unique?
5. No Need for a New Roof
As mentioned above, a new coat of paint can make your roof last longer and this means that you won’t need to purchase a new roof for some time.
6. More Energy-Efficient and Good For the Environment
Sometimes, the effort of one single person can make a huge difference.
When you are going for that new roof paint, you are helping the air inside your house from escaping, which means that your HVAC system won’t have to work that much to control temperature. And, of course, less electricity used means less pollution.
7. Improves the Value of Your Home
An attractive home is not only good for your pride but also excellent for your wallet when it’s time to sell it. It is evident that everyone would want a nice-looking home and your house will look nice with a freshly painted roof.
Now that you know about all the major reasons, what are you waiting for? Contact Roof-Fix immediately to get your roof painted.